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Political Bookworm: July 18, 2010 - July 24, 2010

BOOK WORLD - July 25, 2010

1. The Obama Diaries (Threshold Editions, $25) By Laura Ingraham 2. War (Twelve, $26.99). By Sebastian Junger 3. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (Norton, $27.95). By Michael Lewis 4. Lights Out!: Ten Myths About (and Real Solutions to)...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  July 24, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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BOOK WORLD - July 25, 2010

In bestsellers for the week ending July 18, mainly the usual suspects, alas. Jennifer Weiner's new chic-lit novel was denied the #1 ranking in its debut, thanks to the Stieg Larsson juggernaut .... and James Lee Burke's latest pops...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  July 24, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Presidential appetites

In today's Washington Post, Michael Dirda reviews “The Hour: A Cocktail Manifesto,” by Bernard DeVoto. Naturally, the subject of drinks led to thoughts of food. Happily, a new book by Matthew Jacob and Mark Jacob satiates our appetite for both...

By Stephen Lowman  |  July 22, 2010; 1:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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America the Liberal?

It's become a truism that the United States is a mostly conservative country. But people didn't always think so. Louis Hartz, a notable political scientist, argued pretty strenuously in the 1950s that our political traditions are primarily liberal. How wrong...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 21, 2010; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Meghan McCain's "Dirty Sexy" political book

The Daily Beast has revealed the cover of “Dirty Sexy Politics,” the new book from Meghan McCain, 25-year-old daughter of Sen. John McCain. For the book’s description, publisher Hyperion writes: “McCain explores what it means to be a progressive...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 20, 2010; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Palin tween bio delayed

Sarah Palin’s young fans will have to exercise some patience when it comes to reading an upcoming biography. The AP reports that “Speaking Up: The Sarah Palin Story,” written by Kim Washburn and aimed at the 9- to 12-year-old set,...

By Rachel Hartigan Shea  |  July 19, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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